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RATINGS: 859   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.73/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
Saison Rue is an unfiltered, bottle conditioned, Belgian/French-style farmhouse ale. This is a beer of subtlety and complexity, with malted rye, spicy, fruity yeast notes, biscuit-like malt backbone and a slight citrus hop character. With age, this beer will dry out and will become more complex with rustic notes of leather and earth from the contribution of a wild yeast strain. Being a saison, Saison Rue is ambiguous unto itself as it is a different beer when fresh and when aged.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
crajun (1201) - , Texas, USA - JUN 14, 2013
accidentally aged this for over 1.5 years. still a damn good beer; I dont care for the Brett and didnt really taste any - due to aging??. hazy gold color. aroma of spring and summer - citrus, flower, yeast, and slightest of funk. nice palate for style. taste is what gets this to a 4 - great balance of many many things going on here - citrus, Belgian yeast, funk, slightest of tartness, carbonation, yeast. love this!! thx to whomever/however I got this!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
joshwilfong (1200) - Cleveland, Ohio, USA - APR 7, 2010
hazy golden with thick white head. flavor of tartness from the brett without classic saison yeasty esters. the brett muddles the style slightly, creating a brew that doesnt exactly work

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
CamdenD (1195) - Madrid, SPAIN - JUL 15, 2009
Very fantastic and beautiful saison. Good crispness to balance out the traditional syrup that comes in "farmhouse" beers. This is a summer drinker despite its color. Highly recommended. Nice town name too... Placentia? Really?

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
andrewturba (1190) - Alberta, CANADA - JAN 23, 2015
Pours a hazy amber with a decent sized creamy off white head and tons of lace. Aroma is farmhouse yeast, citrus, orange peel, slight Funk. Flavour is Funk, farmhouse, mildly sweet, mildly bitter, hay, orange peel, and a bunch of fruity notes including grapes.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jw0406 (1188) - atlanta, Georgia, USA - AUG 18, 2014
750 ml bottle pours a dark golden color with a nice white head. Aromas of Brett, light hops, spice. Medium bodied, complex and interesting

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BiddleBrau (1178) - Fort Washington, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 16, 2014
From Paul. Hazy gold with white head. Musty nose. Horsey musty flavor, crisp and finishes clean. Rye isnt my style but this works.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
talon1117 (1152) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - DEC 1, 2010
The pour is a hazy, coppery golden color with a full, rocky, fluffy, white head which settles to a rocky froth and leaves scattered sticky lace. The nose is certainly pleasant with spicy rye notes, tart oranges, dusty yeast, an earthy funkiness, floral tones, and some peppery phenols. The flavor is similar but the rye seems to compete a bit with estery fruitiness; very orangey, more bready (but still spicy from the rye), tart bretty notes but not very funky, moderately acidic, and floral. The palate is light to medium, more than lively, crisp, quenching, and drying in the finish. The finish is certainly characteristically dry with peppery phenols emerging matching spicy rye bread, floral and spicy hop notes bring a moderate bitterness, and lingering tart brett and orange citrus. A very solidly done saison with all the right staples of the style plus a unique twist. The rye and brett seemed to compliment each other in the nose but were in competition in the flavor, but by the finish the flavors dry out leaving you to forget about the competing notes. This "Bruery" does a very nice job on a variety of Belgian-esque and this one certainly lived up to the standards. Just need to find a way to my hands on some Black Tuesday.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Juelze (1144) - Green Bay, Wisconsin, USA - NOV 18, 2009
Pous a hazy cloudy light golden color with medium thick white head. Aroma is of light citrus notes, slight musty yeasty, and light malt character. Taste is light citrus, light barnyard funk, some musty yeast, and light notes of light malt. Finish is pretty well carbonated with the effervescence being ever so bubbly. Finishes sweet with a funky finish showcasing the brett. First The Bruery beer and definitely love it!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
DenverLogan (1138) - LA, California, USA - MAY 1, 2008
Cloudy yellow. Funky light citrus, straw, and light malt aroma. I thought this stuff rocked...great big flavor, totally tasty but hard to pinpoint...citrus, full bodied, not too malty or hoppy or spicy; dry and funky light saison brett stuff and really great flavors overall. I liked this more than the White or Black Orchid (both of which were very good).

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
MAP (1133) - Lakewood, Ohio, USA - OCT 29, 2009
Bottle purchased at Friendly Mini Mart. Pour is a nice hazy amber color with a heap of foam on top. The aroma is a very lush grassy farmhouse yeast scent. Very fresh smelling with a hint of complex fruit to it. Flavor is fresh and still rather fruity. This manages to balance the blend of the earthy farmhouse flavor with a good balance of bitterness and finishing off with a rather robust fig, banana and grape complexity. Quite enjoyable.

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